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good morning, america. new overnight, after the deadly superstorm. thousands still trapped in their homes in new jersey. much of the town of hoboken underwater. some stranded in cars. now, power and gas at a crisis point across the region. vehicles lined up for miles. anger boiling over. danger in the city. josh plunges into the frightening streets of downtown new york still in total darkness. our night vision showing many living in fear as the temperatures are dropping. as sam takes to the air to look at the unbelievable destruction from sandy's path. >> wow. >> new york harbor. >> that is staten island. look at all those boats. five days to go. barack obama and mitt romney dash back to the trail, as the clock ticks to election day. this morning, our bottom line on each side's path to victory. the last-minute moves. and this little girl's emotional plea going viral.
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>> i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. and jaws dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us in her own words the astonishing moment her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> can we say it for her, though? rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit, rabbit,. >> rabbit, rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places.
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look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that have been absolutely devastated. >> wow, those are crazy pictures. here's what we know right now in terms of the numbers. at least 74 dead. an estimated $20 billion in property loss. new york subways are starting to run in limited areas, limited service. but they are running for free through the day -- or through friday. that should help with all of the gridlock we saw yesterday. >> let's hope. and look at the astonishing video we're seeing for the first time right now. fire in greenwich, connecticut. the night sandy hit. high winds flew hot embers from one house to another. multimillion-dollar mansions destroyed. we're going to new jersey and the crisis in hoboken. right across the river from us, nearly 20,000 people stranded. the national guard now on-hand to help. and alex perez has been reporting through the night. good morning, alex.
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>> reporter: well, george, good morning to you. this is the area residents call the bottom of the bathtub. across the city this morning there are blocks like this one, completely underwater. it's been a long, cold night for residents waiting to be rescued. overnight, panic rising, just as fast as the floodwaters that trapped nearly 20,000 people in hoboken. >> i was on top of my car for like -- for like maybe a half an hour. i was like, man, i don't want to go in that water. >> reporter: as darkness fell, 25% of the new jersey city lay underwater. many of its 50,000 residents still without power. and after four days, the essentials are starting to run low. >> it's really scary. we don't have that much food. i mean, we prepared a little bit. >> reporter: the new jersey national guard and the u.s. army rescued hundreds of people from their homes on wednesday. lifting them, one by one, into trucks and transporting them to higher ground. first responders, knocking on doors and delivering food and water to residents on upper levels. even after nightfall, the
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military rescue trucks are still here, lined up, going block by block. making sure no one is stranded inside. soaking wet and cold, daniel sat stranded in his car until help arrived. >> they tried to get me out, they got stuck, too. >> reporter: it could be seven to ten days before hoboken has power again. in the meantime, the city is pulling together in the wake of a disaster. creating makeshift charging stations, powered by generators. an 11-year-old girl opened up her own internet cafe to those in need of a power cord. >> a place to charge our phones just so we can let other people know that we're okay. >> reporter: and take a look at this picture taken by giants quarterback eli manning, holding a flashlight taking a picture of the damage in his own building here in hoboken. the one thing we've seen here over and over is people trying to help each other.
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complete strangers sharing food, sharing phones and sharing clothes. just trying to make sure they all make it through all of this. amy? >> it's nice to see when a storm brings out the best in people. alex perez, thanks so much. we want to turn, now, to sam. sam, you had a stunning look of the complete devastation from the air. in all of your 30 years of experience, have you ever seen anything quite like this? >> no, amy, because i've never seen a storm like this hit an area this populated. there's so many stories to be told of this region. let me show you one of the pictures we brought back. this is the arthur kill. it's a body of water that leads into new york harbor and leads into the atlantic. you might fly over this and miss this point until you look right here. and we've covered so many oil slicks, so many fuel oil spills. that's the giant -- that's the size of a giant tanker right beside it. and this fuel oil spill goes all the way out in the new york harbor. no one has started talking about that problem yet. and all of the pictures on the ground are so horrible. but when you get in the air, there's no words.
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from the air, complete devastation doesn't even describe it. i can't believe this. as the water recedes, the scope of the damage is just now coming into focus. wow. >> new york harbor. >> that is staten island. >> that is staten island. >> reporter: look at all those boats. this is a perfect example of storm surge damage inside new york harbor. this is staten island. but it's not the open coast. look at that. look at these boats, of all sizes. small boats, big boats, tossed up against that building. that was some powerful surge. just south of manhattan, this is great kills harbor, new york. every pier is washed off. every boat is tossed in. whoa! look how far that goes. east across new york harbor, this is the tip of coney island. look at the debris. when you see it, house after
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house after house. that's just unbelievable. that is the fire zone of breezy point. now, that's more than 100 houses in that community. before. and now. when your house survives a storm like that, you just don't think you're going to lose it to fire right after the storm. and just look at hoboken, new jersey, from above. 25% of the city is still underwater. the national guard went in to set up supply stations right in front of city hall. you can actually see the supplies they've set up. now, that's belmar, new jersey. that's where the boardwalk should be. take a look at where it is now. town after town, annihilated in the wake of superstorm sandy. we're not done with the wind yet. while everyone's cleaning up, sandy is way up here in canada. but all of these winds, when you see these different colored
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arrows, the way they're going. these winds across new york city area, and when we put this model into effect, those with 20-mile-per-hour to 30-mile-per-hour winds that will take us all the way through today. that's all the way from the great lakes, well back into new england, putting up with the strong, gusty winds again today. back to everyone. >> and, sam, we're not done with the threats yet, either. there's one terrifying so many new jersey communities -- gas leaks that could send homes up in flames at any moment. abc's terry moran has the latest on that from bay head. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. as dawn comes up over the atlantic behind me, it's hard to imagine that placid ocean rushing over the sea wall, obliterating a sand dune and slamming into these multimillion-dollar homes on what they call the gold coast of new jersey. rich or poor, the same thing is happening. you can see it here, knocking homes off foundations. ripping out the infrastructure. there's countless gas lines ruptured up and down this shoreline. that's the main danger now, gas. >> we weren't smart. i know it.
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we weren't smart. that's it. we just really never expected to be what it was. >> reporter: mary ward, like so many here on the jersey shore, has been through so much. >> everywhere you go, you hear -- just the gas, all the open gas lines, going. just scared to death. >> reporter: fire now stalks the shore. this blaze in mantoloking this morning fueled by natural gas leaks. the battle now is to prevent a catastrophe after the catastrophe. [ hissing sound ] do you hear that? that is the sound that everyone left in these towns is fearing the most right now. it is a hissing gas main. you hear it on street after street, right up the shore. you can smell the gas in the air. and fire officials are concerned that these towns are ticking time bombs. >> once the gas gets under that house, we have to get out of here. >> reporter: in the town of ortley beach, frank is living in real danger. have you called the gas company about this? >> five times.
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>> reporter: what's their response been? >> we'll get there as soon as we can. >> reporter: a high-pressure gas main broke in the floodwaters right next to his home. you can actually see the gas pouring out. it ruptured monday night. >> where are all the gas trucks? you got down the block. we got down the block. why can't we get gas trucks down the block? >> reporter: one thing there is no question. we saw only a handful of gas crews out on the streets yesterday. we saw a lot of bull zodozebull emts, search and rescue crews out on the streets. just a handful of gas crews. the utility here is overwhelmed. amy? >> that is some frightening stuff. terry moran, thanks so much. we want to show you some extremely long lines at gas stations right now in new jersey. there, you see. basics are in short supply in so many areas. anger, frustration is on the rise, as you might imagine. abc's ron claiborne is in ridgefield, new jersey, with the latest on this. good morning, ron.
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>> reporter: good morning, amy. i'm at a service station at the new jersey turnpike. take a look at this line. it wraps all the way around the parking lot. motorists are telling us they're taking as long as two hours to reach the pumps, because this is one of the only service stations that is open near this area for miles around. long lines, triggering short tempers. >> i'm down to the bottom of my fuel. i don't know. i don't even know where the next gas station is. >> reporter: in some places, cars snake down a half-mile or more on the highway. weary hurricane sandy survivors desperate for gas to power their generators and their cars. >> no more gas. >> this is the second one that ran out of gas. >> reporter: the manager of this bp station on new york's long island said he sold about 10,000 gallons on wednesday, three-times what he sells in a normal day. >> it was longer than this. it was over the bridge earlier in the morning. >> reporter: in new york, more than 80% of the gas stations, unable to open, even if they have gas. there's no power to pump it. here on the jersey turnpike, the
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opposite problem. there's power but stations are running dry and can't get new deliveries. cars more than 100 deep. our dan harris drove around northern new jersey for hours looking for gas. discovering interminable lines. >> it's aggravating. that storm did a thing. >> reporter: meantime, electricity is still out across 15 states this morning. overnight, 6 million households and businesses. that's as many as 44 million people, according to the associated press, still in the dark. residents forced to adjust to a maddening waiting game as power is only slowly restored. a process that could take weeks. >> living in the dark is miserable. not only living in the dark, it's so cold inside. >> reporter: and nearly 1 million long island power authority customers were hit with outages at the height of the storm, nearly its entire network affected. >> it's clearly the worst storm
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we've ever encountered. it can't get much worse than this. >> reporter: another casualty of this situation -- cell phone service. many cell phones not working in the affected area, forcing people to revert to the old-fashioned way of making a phone call, pay phones. george? >> i've been looking all over for those. ron, thanks. we're going to turn to the race for the white house, now. it's "your voice, your vote" with just five days to go. and both sides back to all-out campaigning after the break imposed by hurricane sandy. jon karl is covering it all from the battleground in florida. and we have some new evidence that president obama's response to the superstorm has solidified his position. >> reporter: that's right, george. polls show a solid approval of the president's handling of the storm. and narrow leads in all of the battleground states. but this campaign is about to return with a vengeance. not only did president obama tour the storm damage with new jersey governor chris christie. he also seemed to make a new republican best friend. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state.
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>> reporter: the president returned the favor. >> i have to say that governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: cooperation on disaster relief works. it also plays well politically. in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 78% of likely voters said the president has done a good or excellent job handling the storm. in the wake of the storm, romney has struck a more positive tone, campaigning in florida, but not directly criticizing the president. >> good democrats love america just like good republicans love america. >> reporter: as for paul ryan, he took a short halloween detour to his hometown of janesville, wisconsin. taking his kids trick or treating. his daughter dressed as katy perry, an obama supporter. and one of his boys as the grim reaper. the abc news/"washington post" poll shows the race is tied nationally. 49% for mitt romney.
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49% for barack obama. but each side seems convinced they're winning. the obama campaign points to the battleground states. all eight of the states where the candidates are campaigning the hardest, the president is either tied or winning. but the romney campaign points to michigan, pennsylvania, and minnesota -- three states thought to be solidly democratic, but where obama is now playing defense. the president, back on the campaign trail today. going to wisconsin, colorado and nevada. mitt romney will be campaigning in virginia. george, you can expect both of them to be campaigning virtually nonstop between now and tuesday. >> no question about it. they're going to be focusing on the white battleground states and the pink in north carolina, over the next several days. we want to give you a sense of each side's strategy. what the obama campaign is trying to do is build a firewall in these three big, midwestern states.
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iowa, wisconsin, and ohio. he gets to 271 electoral votes. and if mitt romney wins all of the other battlegrounds right there, he'll come up a little bit short, which may explain, jon, one of the reasons the romney campaign is trying to put new efforts into minnesota and pennsylvania and michigan, where they have been behind so far. but if they're able to pick off any one of those three states, that's enough to put him over the top. and one of the things we're seeing, you talk about the travel in the last few days. these battleground states, jon, are also completely inundated by ads. we got some fun -- fun for us, but not so much fun for this little girl, who is pretty sick of it, right? >> reporter: yeah. i've gotta tell you, george. if you get tired of all the ads, the personal attacks, the lies and distortions, you would understand how 4-year-old abigael evans feels. take a listen. >> just because i'm tired -- i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying?
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oh. it will be over soon, abi. okay? the election will be over soon, okay? >> okay. >> oh. >> both campaigns and all of us might have to apologize to abi. let's get news from josh. >> we're going to begin with the dangerous chemical fire that's forced more than 1,000 people in louisville, kentucky, to leave their homes. the blaze erupting at the scene of this train derailment here. workers trying to clean up the mess when sparks from their cutting torch ignited fumes leaking from the rail cars. also major cyber attack leading to questions about the safety of our personal information. hackers broke into state computers in south carolina, compromising some 3.6 million tax returns, including millions of social security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers. state officials say, like most other government agencies across the country, south carolina never encrypted that data to protect it from hackers because it's such an expensive and lengthy process. and this morning another big
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bank could be in big trouble, this time for allegedly manipulating the price of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for allegedly gaming the market to lower prices just so it could make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. instead of digging a tunnel, smugglers tried to build makeshift ramp to try to drive over the border fence. as you can see, they came up just a bit short. they did manage to run off, but they left their jeep teetering some 14 feet in the air. >> a balancing act. >> that is some balance there. hey, sam, how about some national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops down in behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need are these temperatures. look at the high temperatures.
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they're close to the 40s by the time we get into sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dry out a little bit. that will happen during the day.
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>> so sunny in phoenix, denver. dallas, one degree off the record. everybody? >> all right, sam, thanks so much. coming up next on "gma," downtown new york in total darkness. josh plunging into the spooky streets with only night vision to guide him. how people are surviving there right now. and it's one of the biggest races in the world. now, a huge controversy heating up over whether the new york city marathon should take place this sunday. and shark punch. we'll hear from the woman who saved her own life by karate chopping a 12-foot tiger shark.
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good morning i'm eric thomas. we are getting word of large power outages in the east bay two this antioch area have knocked out power to 5400 customers smaller outages in pittsburg. pg&e says it is investigating the cause of the outage traffic
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lights pout in that area and wet roads sue is following the traffic. >> highway 4 at lone tree way the power outages affecting traffic light there is. jammed 80 through berkeley, eastbound 80 gilman stall very slow towards the maze san jose north 85 at 280 reports of an accident there north 280 at 87 accident there. accident walnut creek south 680. >> when we come back, mike has live
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welcome back 280 near self end teen south bay this is the area most likely to see light rain over the next hour or so. you can see from los altos around to saratoga toward los gatos where we have our best radar returns and moving out of the east bay valleys into the central valley. looks like by , most of the vain over, partly sunny this afternoo
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that is hoboken, new jersey, right across the hudson river from us. and the water just starting to recede from us. 20,000 stranded at various times. and the water is starting to recede right there. and we want to show you the sun rising over bay head, new jersey. this community so devastated, as well. josh, you could have used that sunlight last night. >> if you were here during 9/11, during the great blackout of 2011, not to this degree. we spent a crazy night last night. good morning, everyone. robin home recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to have amy here. >> thanks so much. and there's a controversy brewing over the new york city marathon and whether it should be run this weekend.
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the question, is the city really ready? are the police ready to police it the way they have to? >> big controversy there. and switching gears, we're going to meet a woman who took on a shark, punching it out. in a dramatic life-saving move, it was her martial arts training that kicked in. no pun intended. maybe it was. but this is an incredible story. we want to get right to josh, now. this is a city so divided right now. >> indeed. if you don't -- if you don't understand the geography of manhattan, imagine a line cut across. you don't have to go far to see you can be in the same city but an entirely different world, literally, from block to block. it's at night when you can see the difference. manhattan split in half. those with power and those without. the moment it happened, captured on this time lapse. 48 hours later, in midtown
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manhattan, the lights shined bright. people shopped and enjoyed dinner out as if sandy never happened. people packing the restaurants and the stores. out in force, again a night like any other. almost to believe that a five-minute walk away, we'll be walking in total darkness. that's where we just left. the lights of midtown manhattan. but we've found the line of demarcation. this building alit. that building in total darkness. that building, like all of the buildings of lower manhattan tonight. here, with the help of night vision gear, you can see figures on the sidewalks. one holding a candle. another wearing a head lamp. you can see, store front after store front, apartment building after apartment building, all completely dark. chrissy germany is living among
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the powerless conditions. >> it's scary. you have to make it work. >> reporter: we're 20 blocks from electricity, from civilization. but here, it feels like a different city. there is really an eerie calm here. the total darkness broken by the flashing lights. the sirens blaring. yet, in darkness, we find families refusing to give up on halloween. do you have a sense of how different it is to the north? >> no. we haven't been in civilization for a while. >> reporter: is this your favorite halloween? >> i guess so. >> reporter: would you like it if they turned out the lights every halloween? >> yeah. that makes it more spooky. >> it was like walking into another world. that group, so many cut off not just from power and lights, but also from information. have no idea about the storm.
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one other thing we should note, we've been noting it, the temperatures are falling in the city precipitously, sam. >> yep. >> it is getting colder and colder. that's going to be a problem we this weekend if they don't get the power back on. >> i'm in lower manhattan. i walked into my apartment. it is really cold. you think this weekend, it's going to get even colder. >> for a lot of everybody. trying to keep blankets and sweaters on. another controversy in the city, the world-famous race is under fire. mayor bloomberg saying the new york city marathon is set to take place this sunday, in spite of the devastation so many people are coping with after sandy. john schriffen has the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: good morning. it is a tricky political decision for the city. run this massive marathon, despite the serious issues plaguing the city? possibly creating more chaos? or cancel an iconic event that could bring millions of much-needed money to small
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businesses. new york's mayor says the starting gun will fire here. still damaged streets filled with 40,000 runners and millions of onlookers. >> we expect by sunday, most of the power will be back, if not all of it. >> reporter: dis350i9 the efforts to bring the power grid and subways online. there's concern that much of the course will not be back to normal, clogging commuter routes. and many are questioning whether a city crippled by a storm should be focusing on a race instead of recovery. >> it seems wrong, if one police officer leaves his job to work at a road race. >> reporter: the race begins in the city's most difficult-to-reach borough, one hard-hit by the storm. >> it starts at staten island near the bridge. we've been cleaning up that area. and it's on main roads throughout the city. >> reporter: despite the
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efforts, the staten island borough president is calling the decision crazy. saying, quote, what we have here is terrible. a disaster. if they want to race, let them race with themselves. this is no time for a parade. but supporters think the opposite. >> the best thing we can do is to come together and celebrate. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says it's about restarting businesses, something he says those who lost their lives would want. >> they would want us to have an economy and have a city going on for those that they left behind. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg has suggested putting a deadline on how late the final runners can cross the finish line on sunday. he has announced the race will be dedicated to the victims of the hurricane and their families. >> there may not be power. that might be scary. we're going to turn to a frightening story out of michigan, where a highway shooter was targeting two dozen
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vehicles in the state. police are looking for anybody that might be involved. pierre thomas has the latest on that. pierre, this is scary stuff. >> reporter: it is, george. it's a race against time in michigan, as police try to stop someone who has been randomly shooting on the highway. for baseball fans driving along interstate 96, was shot in his left hip. >> first, call the cops. thought maybe a robber or something. on the highway. >> reporter: you see him here on the surveillance tape, limping into a gas station, looking for help. only 30 minutes earlier and only a mile away, another car on the interstate is hit with a bullet entering the back window and slicing through the car. >> somebody would have been sitting in the rear seat of the first vehicle, they would have been hit. >> reporter: since mid-october, 24 vehicles have been struck by bullets along this stretch of i-96. >> there was a gunshot that went through the backseat of my car.
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>> reporter: until saturday, no one had been hurt. authorities fear there's a serial shooter out there with deadly intentions. >> we don't know why. but the big concern is, he's anonymously shooting cars. and eventually, someone's going to get killed. it's a very dangerous situation. >> reporter: a federal and state task force has been formed to catch the shooter. police have released this composite sketch of the suspect. >> somebody knows someone that's doing this. if they could call us and put him in jail where he needs to be before someone gets killed. >> reporter: the fbi, atf and crime stoppers are offering a $200,000 reward to information leading to an arrest. this could be the beginning of a nightmare scenario like we had in washington in the fall of 2002, when the d.c. snipers killed ten people over a month. >> we remember that well, pierre. thanks very much. let's get weather from sam. >> we start with the question, george, why did the salmon cross the road? >> why, sam? >> take a look at this. take a look at this.
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take a look -- because i made you wait for it. but it's part of the sokomish river. that fish, that salmon has spawn. it's going to use water wherever it can to get to the other side. i'm just saying. that salmon means business, all of them. let's get to the boards. one or two things to talk about this morning. we're going to show you where the warm, sunny, beautiful weather is. we'll start with phoenix. midland, odessa area. jackson, oklahoma city, beautiful. denver, you're 74 degrees. it's gorgeous. as far as the temperatures go, the warm, sunny weather goes all the way to the south. orlando, 81 degrees. new orleans, 81. if you're lookin
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>> all of that weather was brought to you by toys "r" us. >> thank you, sam. and coming up, the woman who punched out a predator. check this out. her martial arts training saved her from a 12-foot tiger shark. and neighbors helping neighbors after the storm. we'll talk live to the enterprising 11-year-old who set up a lifeline for everyone around her.
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back, now, at 7:43. with a series of shark attacks off the coasts of california and hawaii, one woman swimming in maui had to fight off a tiger shark. and get this. she used tae kwon do to do it. good thing she's a black belt. abc's nick watt has more on that. >> reporter: the attack took just seconds. >> it came out of nowhere. >> reporter: a great white shark taking a 14-inch chunk out of scott stevens' surfboard, off the coast of california. >> it pinned me under. and it kind of shook me. i was able to punch it and it released. >> reporter: a punch also saved mariko haugen, a woman attacked by a tiger shark off of maui. >> this one hit the side and split into the mouth. i credit my training in martial arts. >> reporter: both scott and mariko, thanks to some quick
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fists live to tell their shark tale. >> all of a sudden, it was like hollywood. you know, you see the big jaws come at you. >> the reason why they say to hit them in the nose is because that's where the sensory organs are. >> reporter: only about a dozen people have been killed off the california coast since the 1960s. but this was the second terrifying great white attack in just a little over a week. another surfer was mauled off the coast near santa barbara. he died on the sand. >> too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> reporter: he's right. there are more sharks off the california coast this year. >> what's been happening off of our coast this year, as in other year, we have an enormous amount of squid. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news. >> thank you, nick. coming up, the 11-year-old who set up a lifeline to help her neighbors in new jersey.
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here's "the play of the day." >> a special one today. we brought you that 11-year-old girl in hoboken at the top of the show. lucy walkowiak helping her community stay on the grid. using an internet cafe in hoboken. a lot of people stopping by and making donations to the red cross. opened from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. she's open again today. and we want to bring her to you. lucy, can you hear us there? >> yes, i can. >> lucy, you're joined by your parents. we want to thank all of you so much. it's the little things that make the world of difference in times like this. what gave you the idea to do this for your community? >> well, i was just happy to help all of the people without power in my community because so
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♪ it's a good morning wake up to a brand-new day ♪ [ cheers and applause ] it is a pretty morning here in new york to start out november. november 1st. you can see, a little cold out there in times square. a hardy band out there in times square. robin at home recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to have amy robach here. we have a great story about people coming together after the storm. >> sandy ripping apart wedding plans, as well. that's a big problem for brides-to-be, couples planning to get married this weekend. now, people jumping in to help brides keep their day special and get those weddings back on track, with a few adjustments. we love the stories of people helping each other. >> cannot stop true love, right? >> no. also this morning, kate moss unplugged. one of the most famous supermodels in the world,
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opening up, now, in a tell-all interview in the new issue of "vanity fair." what she says about the ugly side of the beauty business that made her a star. and believe me, if anybody knows, it's her. and even if you're in hoboken, new jersey, this morning, without power, stop at lucy walkowiak's. we have special deals and steals for "gma" viewers. what's inside the box marked "shark tank"? i have no idea. >> these are items inspired by the show "shark tank." not the woman who punched the shark. >> thank you for explaining, lara spencer. >> i'm here for you. also, denzel washington. amy got a chance to talk to him and talk about his new movie "flight." very frightening movie. he's fantastic in it. we're also going to be live at the cma awards. and great music from reba mcentire ahead.
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we're going to start with encouraging news. for the first time since hurricane sandy, part of the new york subway is running again. and this morning, la guardia airport also reopening, with limited service. but the crisis unfolds. thousands of people stranded in their flooded homes in places like hoboken, new jersey. 6 million homes and businesses across the northeast still without power. it could be another week or two or more before it's all fully restored. the misery continues even for those who can get out. look at this. the gas line, the wait so long, it's two hours or more in new jersey. most stations are closed because there's either no power to pump the gas or no gas to be pumped. and from the air, take a look, as sam did yesterday. the starkness and enormity of the destruction. new concerns about fuel spills that sam highlighted for us, in the waters off new york. at least 74 deaths are now being blamed on hurricane sandy. and we have new video here being released. showing the absolute ferocity of the hurricane as it made landfall.
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whipping winds, spreading the flames you see here, from house-to-house. in fact, along the connecticut waterfront, $14 million in real estate in that picture alone, reduced to ashes in moments. president obama, meanwhile, gets back on the campaign trail today. new polls showing him ahead in battleground states and enjoying strong approval in the way he's handled hurricane sandy. meantime, mitt romney's campaign is touting romney's recent gains in several states once thought to be solidly pro-obama, including pennsylvania, michigan and minnesota. and we have breaking news in the jerry sandusky child abuse scandal at penn state university. the pennsylvania state attorney general k379ed to announce charges against former penn state president graham spanier. i did have a chance to sit down with him earlier this summer to discuss it all.
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and hurricane sandy washed away halloween plans for millions of kids. but like so many people struggling through this storm and its aftermath, neighbors in new jersey come together for the little ones. dressing up. and then, they headed to the mall. so, in fact, everyone could enjoy a little halloween fun, if anything else, sharing candy. even threw a parade. it was, if nothing else, a much-needed break for everyone. we talked yesterday. what were we going to do? we just saw it. we saw it play out spontaneously across the east. >> we traversed to where there was power. and rang the doorbells. the kids had candy. >> halloween candy. that's right. >> a lot of people in our neighborhood that had no power, did a trunk or treat. in the trunk of a car, in a safe area, with no wires, lots of candy. >> that's terrific. >> you make it work. and they had a ball. happy halloween to everybody. we are back with "pop news." and we want to talk about tim tebow. he hasn't scored a touchdown all season. but it does appear he scored himself a new girlfriend,
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according to tmz. the jets backup q.b. is now dating actress camilla belle. she's the beautiful brunette in the white shirt and scarf there. can you see her? the two spotted in jacksonville, florida, bowling. but is she, who used to date joe jonas, the bell of tebow's ball? come on, give me one. in september, the q.b. told "vogue," it's about finding a girl who likes me for me. camilla belle became the most-searched phrase on google overnight. a lot of women want to know who is this girl that has maybe stolen tebow's heart. >> the man moves the needle. >> the man moves the needle. but he needs to move the ball. sam, you and i were talking about that. >> what's the espn sting? what's the musical sting? we need it for lara. >> thank you. also in "pop news." like george clooney, brat pitt.
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robert pattinson is taking on the role of pitchman. george sells espresso. i don't like espresso and i'm chugging it every time i see the commercial. >> what does brad do? i can't remember. >> can you do brad? >> no. your eyes. chanel no. 5. now, pattinson will be the new face of christian dior's fragrances. hopefully his commercial will be a little better. the deal is said to be for multiple ad campaigns and worth about $12 million. >> i can't wait to see this. >> me, too. >> cannot wait. some celebs went -- we have so much to talk about, sam. >> i know. >> between the quarterback situation on the jets. and now, also halloween, sam. if only people could have seen the costume you were going to wear. it wasn't appropriate. >> i love how much sam is
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enjoying "pop news" today. >> i know. >> you know what? sam has been working so hard. >> been in lower manhattan. >> i slept for nine hours last night. can you tell? >> yeah. while it wasn't the time for anybody to celebrate halloween, there were a lot of celebrities who went all-out for the holiday we all love. they love to dress up. we rounded up some of our favorites. sandra bullock was jessie from "toy story." and there's her little buzz lightyear. the rock dressed up as the hulk. not really a stretch. miley cyrus, she's copying robin. miley, get your own ideas. singer nicki minaj. >> robin retired that, by the way. >> that number has been retired. j. lo and casper smart, channeling peace and love. and mariah carey and nick cannon, keeping it in the family. goldilocks and the bears. the twins were rockin'. and my favorite costume this
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year, besides the one you probably won't see from sam, emma roberts, channeling her aunt, in her most famous role, "pretty woman." that's "pop news." >> has that same smile, too. >> sure does. sam? >> it's so nice to have "pop news" back. >> that was to make you smile for all of your hard work. let's get to the boards. one or two things that we'd like to show you. going to start with morning windchills and showers from the great lakes. there's gusty wind in this area until we kick the low out. this big storm is actually still trying to funnel off several other storms now it's in canada. so, every time a low develops like the one by boston, we're getting the pulldown of the cold air. 33 in pittsburgh. 39 in new york. 45 in washington, d.c. that's what it feels like when you step outside your door. where is it beautiful? there may be coastal fog in southern california. but i'll take it. 70 in l.a. 65 in san diego. how about a trip to palm springs?
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84 today. vegas, 76 degrees. quick look at the fly-by. >> you may feel like there's been a lot of "gma." but, lara spencer -- >> nine hours last night? >> i did sleep nine hours. >> showoff. >> you may feel like there's been a lot of "gma" already. but, lara spencer, isn't there so much more? >> so much more, sam. coming up on our "gma morning menu." kate moss unplugged. brand-new details from her on
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what life is really like as one of the most famous models on the planet. we could have asked sam. but we're asking kate. also coming up, how brides-to-be are refusing to let sandy wash out their walk down the aisle. you can't stop true love. and fantastic deals and steals, only for you, our "gma" viewers. all that and more coming up, live, here in times square. google, how much does the earth weigh? google voice response: earth has a mass of five point nine... ♪sleep on needles by sondre lerche
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now, to kate moss. she's one of the most famous supermodels on the planet. now, she's opening up about her life behind the camera, in a revealing interview in the new issue of "vanity fair." speaking about her love affair with johnny depp and the industry that made her famous. these are some of the secrets she uncovers in her new book, "kate: the kate moss book" appropriately titled, i guess. and paula faris is here with more on that. paula? >> one of the world's most iconic models, kate moss, is a wife, mom, and she has a book on the way. but you've probably never seen her or heard her like this. she is opening up about surprising insecurities, including why she could not get out of bed for two weeks. her beauty, undeniable. her waif-like looks, a tabloid craze. in the '90s at just 14, kate moss burst on to the modeling scene, one unforgettable cover
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after another. 25 years later, moss is opening up in a revealing interview in this month's issue of "vanity fair," about jumping into the modeling world at age 14, her career, and her regrets to contributor james fox. >> it's a really revealing piece about kate. i think people will like her. >> reporter: for being one of the most-photographed women in the world, surprisingly, she admits that she actually is not comfortable posing for pictures. i'm terrible at a snapshot. terrible. i blink all the time, she says. i've got facial tourette's. unless i'm working and in that zone, i'm not very good at pictures, really. moss also talks about her regrets of posing nude at such a young age. especially in that famous calvin klein ad with mark wahlberg. i had a nervous breakdown when i was 17 or 18, she says. it didn't feel like me at all.
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i felt really bad about straddling this buff guy. i didn't like it. i couldn't get out of bed for two weeks. i thought i was going to die. and she opens up about her romance with johnny depp. there's nobody that's ever really been able to take care of me. johnny did for a bit. in 1993, she was labeled the ledder of a thin and tattered trend calling heroin chic. and she denies doing heroin and pushes back against accusations of her being anorexic. saying, quote, i had never even taken heroin. it was nothing to do with me at all. i was thin. but that's because i was doing shows working really hard. and her new book will feature a collection of her all-time greatest photos. she has selected those photos. as for the relationship with johnny depp, she says she cried for years and years. >> heartbreaker. paula, thanks so much. george? >> years. >> got that one. it's supposed to be good luck if it rains on your wedding day, but all of the brides interrupted by sandy might disagree.
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so many unable to bring their family and friends together. they are, though, now, finding ways to save the special day. linsey davis is here with that. >> reporter: i want you to meet a bride named shelby. she is an event planner for a living. and she says she normally tells people that 5% won't go as planned. but in the case of her wedding, 5% may actually go as planned. sandy is long gone. but all of her destruction looms large on shelby and thousands of other brides' pending nuptials this weekend. >> trying to reach somebody regarding the flowers. >> reporter: the fact that shelby can't reach her florist. >> i want to find out how everything is. >> reporter: or her hair stylist. >> give me a buzz or shoot me an e-mail. >> reporter: for what was supposed to be the best day of her life, are the least of her concerns. >> we have 60 people that are supposed to stay at a hotel. the hotel has no power. >> reporter: if that weren't stressful enough, the wedding
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party's attire is stuck at the tailor's. >> luckily, my color was black. so, we told bridesmaids, if you have a black dress, throw it on. >> reporter: none of her planning could prepare her for this uninvited guest. >> this is the largest hurricane ever recorded. >> this was a devastating storm. >> this is nothing that i could have imagined if i had the craziest dream of my life. >> reporter: even though the manhattan couple has power in their apartment, they're completely in the dark when it comes to what will come of the wedding day they've been planning for more than a year. >> my fiance doesn't have a wedding band because it's currently locked up at a jeweler without power. so, we can always use an old-fashioned aluminum foil ring if we absolutely have to. >> reporter: their plans literally foiled, along with more than 4,000 east coast couples who had their weekend weddings crashed by sandy. so, while their own staff was trapped at home, the wedding website set up this
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facebook page to help. >> we decided, you know, there's going to be a lot of weddings canceled. and we needed to do something to really connect brides and vendors to one another. >> reporter: shelby was among those who posted a plea. we're supposed to have a rehearsal dinner in downtown manhattan. but the restaurant seems to be underwater. right away, the online community chimed in to help. one country club saying they're available to help in any way. another woman posted a wedding dress she's happy to donate. >> the mood is less panicky and more like, let's get this done. >> reporter: sandy may take the cake. but in any wedding disaster, follow these tips. reread all of the contracts with all of the vendors. >> sometimes there are natural disaster clauses in those that can really protect you. >> reporter: be honest and open with vendors about your situation. be flexible about changing the date, for better or for worse. >> as long as we can feed our guests, and i have a fiance to marry, it can't be the end of
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the world. >> reporter: just to give you a sense of everything on her plate, her parents who live in new jersey, are not only without power, but stuck under a mandatory curfew. so, they're going to miss the rehearsal dinner. the groom's dad has to drive all the way from florida. and their initial request for black tie. and now, they're asking guests to come in jeans, sweats. come as you are. >> we have to call governor christie and get an exception. >> reporter: your heart goes out to these people. >> they sure do. linsey, thank you very much. now, it's time for "deals and steals." we have a special edition. we put a spin on it this morning. all of these items are favorites from the stars of abc's "shark tank." they're just for you, our "gma" viewers. >> these guys are just talking. >> welcome to my life. a reminder, these deals are as supplies last. go to our website, on yahoo! for all of the information you need to get these bargains. tory johnson is here to show us what we've got.
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we begin with something that barbara corcoran loved. >> and she did you would back up that gave it lots of oohs and ahs. these are lobster pot pies. barbara gave them $50,000. the two guys that started the company -- >> is it good? >> it is. >> say it louder. >> i'm not kidding, josh. that's flaky and delicious. look at the lobster. >> they're so cute. >> they're almost as cute as the guys who started the company. so, barbara loves it. there's a lot of different variety you'll be able to see when you go to our website. normally this stuff ranges -- >> absolutely. >> why are you surprised? normally, $90 to $135, depending on the package you select. slashed significantly, to 40 bucks. >> how many in a package? >> two. but there's lots of different packages you can choose. >> oh, wow.
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those are really good. sounds expensive. but as a special treat, those are great. >> another really good choice -- >> from dinner to dessert. >> from dinner to dessert. these are wicked good cupcakes that come in a jar. so fabulous. kevin o'leary gave this mother/daughter team in massachusetts $75,000 in their company. you get a two-pack that's literally ready to go. just like that. you can choose chocolate, red velvet or cookies and cream. how yummy does that look? normally for a two-pack, it's $14. but exclusively for "gma" viewers, that's slashed in half, to 7 bucks. what do you think? >> is it good, sam? sam, thank you for coming out. you want to do it? >> and reveal. okay. lori gave these guys $200,000. it's a sponge. scrub daddy sponge. when you put it in hot water, it gets super soft. and in cold water, that stays coarse in cold water.
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and it won't scratch. you can put your fingers into the sponge like this. you can get into the little crevasses and places so everything becomes superclean but never scratching. for these, you get a four-pack. my hands are wet. normally $16. thank you. normally $16. but slashed in half, 8 bucks for a four-pack. and no odor. no odor. >> it's weird. this is sam's nickname. >> this is one you're going to love. >> this is courtesy of josh and sam. the gift you gave robin. >> robin tweeted us she is wearing these at home. she gave our viewers a hint. aroma home has not only the froggy ones that are your favorite. but in the same family, butterflies, bumblebees, and all kinds of animals. plus, they have these really cute slipper socks. these come in a huge variety. normally $22 to $33, slashed in half. $11 to $16.50.
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you can't beat that. really great gift. >> do recall that things go fast. go to on yahoo! get the codes and the links for these bargains. you can see "shark tank" at its new time tomorrow, 9:00, 8:00 central on abc. robin, we're thinking about you. right now, we turn to josh. >> robin, that's terrific. still with us. next half hour, we're going to be live in nashville, with reba mcentire, all part of our countdown to country music's biggest party of the year. hottest stars getting red carpet ready for the cma awards tonight. here's the thing. this morning, first things ever, we're going to kick things off early here on "good morning america." we're going to give you two winners of two of the night's awards right now. here to tell us about it, the musical event, we welcome ivan o'donnell, a partner. let's do these awards. you're the only one who's seen these. award number one, nominees for
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best musical event. and they are, "dixie highway" by allen jackson and zac brown band. "feel like a rock star." "roll me up and smoke me when i die." "safe & sound," taylor swift and the civil wars. or "stuck on you," lionel richie and darius rucker. nobody's seen them, correct? >> nobody's seen this. >> and the winner is, musical event of the year. "feel like a rock star," kenny chesney duet with tim mcgraw. congratulations to you both. all right. award number two. best music video of the year. your nominees are. kenny chesney, "come over." miranda lambert, "over you." little big town for "pontoon." toby keith for "red solo cup." and "springsteen."
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nobody's seen this. ivan, a man of few words. but you are wonderful. and the winner is -- you give us the winner. >> the winner is toby keith. >> toby keith, "red solo cup." congratulations, toby. tune in to the cma awards tonight, 8:00 p.m. eastern on abc. coming up, more from nashville, a special live performance from reba. an appearance from brad paisley. denzel washington joining us. go nowhere.
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good morning i'm kristen sze. 3200 nurses in the east bay began a one-day strike this morning they work at seven hops managed by sutter health. the walk-out is the sixth in a -- series of strikes over contract talks taking place this past year and a half the most recent strike was july 3rd. sutter health says replacement nurses have been brought in. right now your morning commute with sue hall. good morning. still a rough one at the bay bridge traffic backed towards the maze new reports of an accident at the surf curve westbound upper deck. peninsula south 101 near university still accident blocking lane there. west 24 orinda down to one
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lane slow in the clearing stages. fremont mission at 6890 reports after accident there. >> we'll check in with
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welcome back. rain leaving the south bay heading down the santa clara valley 101 towards morgan hill and gilroy where the best rain there santa cruz mountains and monterey bay until 11:00 or so.
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mid to upper 50s now mild out there. ♪ a victim of circumstance the world you want to give her ♪ ♪ but she's too hard-headed for the mom who works two jobs ♪ ♪ who loves her kids and never stops ♪ ♪ for those in the heart of the storm ♪ ♪ i'm a survivor reba mcentire to start our morning, "i'm a survivor." she is co-hosting the cma awards with rachel smith on "the red carpet." we're here in times square this morning, all bundled up. i forgot my coat. i didn't know how cold it was when i left this morning. hi, robin. i know you're home recovering and doing so well.
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glad to have amy robach here. >> thank you so much. we have more star power here this morning. my interview with oscar winner, denzel washington. his new role. and he got personal. tells us how he makes marriage work. >> okay. >> all right. also coming up, a special appearance by brad paisley, just hours before he co-hosts the cma awards tonight. and he's so good. he is here to tell us about a very worthy cause. >> i do. how about reba, by the way. we're kicking off our warm hearts, warm coats coat drive. big stars have helped us. ben affleck helped us. they can. you can. josh? >> these make great mittens. you and george get the spirit award. i'm overdoing the coat here. it's cold out here. all of the details on our
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website, on yahoo! >> all right. we want to get, now, to the man of the hour. he braved sandy, actually, to talk to us. he's won academy awards for "glory" and "training day." we're talking about denzel washington. he could be up for oscar number three for his role in the movie "flight." he plays a pilot caught in an airline disaster. i was able to sit down and talk with him about everything from the film to how he makes his almost 30-year marriage work. take a look. >> we've flown together before? >> reporter: when we meet pilot william whitaker, he's preparing for takeoff. >> how are you feeling today, sir? >> a little tired. >> reporter: but something's obviously not right. and what happens next is something we all fear. the plane falls from the sky. >> oh, lord. we're going under 7,000. >> reporter: sheer white-knuckle terror. the film is "flight."
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and this is denzel washington at his finest. the first 15 minutes, terrifying. you think, i'm in an action movie. this is unbelievable. and then, the movie takes a turn. what drew you to the script? >> it's just good material. those very things. the complexity of it. it's not your everyday action or drama. it's unique. it's a very good story. and obviously, a brilliant director. >> reporter: directed by robert zemeckis, his first live-action film since "castaway" in 2000. it is the story of a pilot that wrestles a plane to safety. but finds himself in hot water when it's discovered he had alcohol in his system. your character, is he a hero? is he a villain? is he both? >> does he have to be one or the other? he's human. >> reporter: a lot is about addiction. how did you know how to pursue that role and that character? and how do you deal with addiction? >> i didn't try to play a drunk,
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in certain scenes. he thinks he's holding it together. we've all seen that. that's the saddest thing when you see someone who really thinks they got it together. and they don't. >> reporter: the biggest story to come out of that this year, of course, was whitney houston and her final days. you worked with whitney houston in "preacher's wife." how did her death touch you? >> deeply. and it's just sad to me because she's really just such a sweet girl. so much potential. and she got caught up in a vicious cycle and just couldn't win. >> reporter: you have one of the most successful marriages in hollywood, as well. 30 years? am i close? >> 30 in june. >> reporter: what's your best tip for a long and happy marriage? >> you have to work at it. i've been blessed with a beautiful and loving wife. >> i'm going to fight to get the
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ntsb to get act of god as one of the probable causes. >> whose god would do this? >> reporter: made over 45 days and $35 million, a shoe string budget by hollywood's standards. and it packs a punch. is there something you hope people walk away with when they watch this movie? >> i think there's something that touches everyone. there's an uncle, a cousin, or yourself. there's always one in the family. and you know, it affects us all. >> "flight" opens tomorrow in theaters everywhere. it is a fantastic movie. you have to see it. >> you are freezing. >> i know. trying to get body warmth here. final check of weather. we know it's cold, sam. >> final check of the weather. someone got team froggy slippers. >> how are you folks? are you happy? >> yeah. >> where are you from? >> rachel from flint, michigan.
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>> you're going to wear these? >> i will. >> especially in this weather. and it's not always this cold. it's mostly sam's fault. >> sam. >> she's from michigan. she knows, by the way. >> if anyone knows cold, she knows cold. we're going to show you a quick picture. i want you to see this. as everyone gets back to normal, there will be some people that don't for quite a long time. and this is a coastline of new jersey that has changed forever. look at mantoloking, new jersey. that's the coastal highway, 35, washed out. in the middle of that water is just one house that's in that cutoff there. that's unbelievable, the power of the storm that can change the look of the land. a quick look at where the cold air is at this morning. there's more behind this, folks. that cold air shoots from chicago all the way to washington, d.c. but it does stay nice and warm in the south. this time, it's a shallow push of cold air. a little coastal fog in southern
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>> reba. reba. we want some reba. >> get inside and get warm, sam. we're going to nashville now. the big cma awards show kicks off in a few hours. brad paisley is sharing the co-host honors. he's live with our "on the red carpet" host, rachel smith. take it away, rachel. >> the cmas in nashville. and in addition to throwing the awards, the country music association also promotes music education in local schools. the program is called keep the music playing.
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and with us is brad paisley, is also a spokesperson for chevrolet. and you're here to tell us about the great program and what the folks are doing with it. >> what chevrolet is doing, is donating this traverse. this one or a traverse? they're going to make this into a mobile sort of repair thing that goes and picks up instruments for kids and repairs them and brings them back to schools. they've worked out a deal to come by my studio and fix everything, that's broke. sorry, kids. you have to wait. >> all right. now, joey and marcus, you guys are part of this. you're in this program. and you're taking the stage tonight with brad paisley for the cma awards. >> yep. >> are you a little bit excited or what? >> a little bit. >> we're extremely excited. this is an amazing opportunity. we're so excited. oh, my gosh. >> fantastic. i can't wait to see you guys. thank you for coming out and getting up so early.
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you have a big day today, buddy. >> yeah. i have work to do. >> you sure do. be sure to tune in tonight to the cma awards, live from nashville, on abc, 8:00, 7:00 central. >> brad paisley is going to co-host tonight. and coming up right here, reba mcentire performs live.
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[ cheers and applause ]
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welcome back. we are very excited because the woman i'm talking about right now has sold more than 56 million albums, holds the record for the most number one albums of any female artist in country music history. you know who i'm talking about. reba, of course. she is joining us, live, from nashville. our special correspondent, host of abc's "on the red carpet," rachel smith, also live with us. rachel, take it away. >> here to celebrate the cma awards with, than reba, someone who has taken home six cma awards. and you hold the record of the female artist with the most cma nominations ever. how about 49 nominations. not too shabby. that's pretty amazing. >> i didn't know that. >> your latest album, "all the women i am." we're going to hear a little bit from that in a bit. let's chat with you first. tonight, you are presenting. you're taking the stage as a presenter. what do the cmas mean to you?
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>> it's a family reunion to me. all of the artists, all of the people in the industry, come to the cma awards. and the fans come from all over the country to watch the show and be here. it's a family reunion. we have a wonderful time at the awards show. >> truly do. indeed. and tomorrow night is a big night for you, as well. your new sitcom is premiering. "malibu country" on abc. 7:30 central. what drew you to this project? >> i love being on television. i love being on abc. and this is a fun show. i get to work with lily tomlin, sarah rue. great actors. i love television. i miss not getting to shoot the "reba" tv show when it left the air. it's on reruns now. everybody gets to see it. we love it. and "malibu country" we're excited about the premiere tomorrow night. we hope everyone will see it. >> you can see reba presenting at 8:00, 7:00 central.
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and tomorrow night, "malibu central." now, without further adieu, let's hear it from reba, singing the theme song "malibu country." take it away. >> thanks so much. ♪ i tightened up my shoe strings ♪ ♪ put on my blue jeans kicking your memory ♪ ♪ going to be easy you can't stop me ♪ ♪ no, sir i'll be the one who got away ♪ ♪ ain't it a beautiful day ♪ walking with my head high looking at the sunshine ♪ ♪ i feel free i don't really need him ♪ ♪ i got wheels of freedom
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and that's why ♪ ♪ it feels so good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ ♪ rolling out with all of my girlfriends ♪ ♪ it will be getting right back in the saddle ♪ ♪ heart will be open got to be smokin' ♪ ♪ boy, you just can't handle all of this ♪ ♪ i'll be the one you're going to miss ♪ ♪ looking with my head high looking up to the sunshine ♪ ♪ la, la, la i feel free ♪ ♪ i don't really need him i got wheels of freedom ♪ ♪ and that's why good-bye looks so good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪
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♪ and i could not thank you enough ♪ ♪ for leaving me in the dust ♪ ♪ i'll be the one who got away ♪ ♪ walking with my head high looking up to sunshine ♪ ♪ la, la, la, la i feel free ♪ ♪ i don't really need him i got wheels of freedom ♪ ♪ and that's why good-bye looks so good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪
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♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ ♪ good-bye looks good on me good-bye looks good on me ♪ >> ow. [ cheers and applause ]
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all right. we are back. reba's back. and she's going to perform for us her 35th number one hit, unbelievable. "turn on the radio." it's reba. >> thank you so much.
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♪ those two-timing lies coming out of your mouth ♪ ♪ the games that you play brought you down ♪ ♪ broke my heart tore it apart ♪ ♪ look who's got the last laugh now ♪ ♪ don't you know you'll be begging on your knees ♪ ♪ beg iging please on your knees ♪ ♪ you can hear me on the radio you wanna turn me on turn on your stereo ♪ ♪ you can sing along
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♪ while they're playing our song how you done me wrong ♪ ♪ baby crank it up until you blow the speakers out ♪ ♪ your chevy truck so listen, roam mow ♪ ♪ when you're feeling kind of loney let me tell you where to go ♪ ♪ turn on the radio ♪ try to call me twitter me, text until your fingers bleed ♪ ♪ oh, the deejay's the only way you're ever going to hear from me ♪ ♪ if you're reminiscing and you're missing me this much ♪ ♪ and you really wanna stay in touch ♪ ♪ you can hear me on the radio ♪ ♪ you want to turn me on turn on your stereo ♪ ♪ you can sing along while they're playing my song ♪ ♪ how you done me wrong ♪ baby crank it up until you blow the speakers ♪ ♪ out yof chevy truck so, listen, romeo ♪
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♪ when you're feeling kind of loney let me tell you where to go ♪ ♪ turn on your radio turn on your radio ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ you can hear me on your radio you want to turn me on ♪ ♪ turn on your stereo you can sing along ♪ ♪ as they play my song how you done me wrong ♪ ♪ baby, crank it up until you blow the speakers ♪ ♪ out your chevy truck so, listen, romeo ♪ ♪ when you're feeling kind of low let me tell you where to go ♪
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♪ turn on your radio ♪ turn on your radio turn on, turn on ♪ ♪ turn on your radio ♪ turn on your radio turn on your radio ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ turn on your radio [ cheers and applause ]
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tonight, on abc at 8:00, the cma awards. don't want to miss that. we'll have billy ray cyrus here live tomorrow. >> thanks for watching abc news. we're always online at on yahoo! "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today.
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good morning i'm kristen sze. san leandro's ban on styrofoam take-out containers takes effect today. officials say they adopted this ordinance last year to protect the city's natural environment. san leandro joins more than 60 jurisdictions in the state with the banses. let's -- let who is getting what with the rain. good morning. mainly extreme southern sections of san jose towards morgan hill and gilroy going to continue to be the santa cruz mountains and monterey bay the next hour or two. 60 at the coast mid 60s to 70 the rest of us much warmer this weekend. bay bridge still jammed behind toll back into the maze earlier stall and accident now cleared better on the upper deck. northbound 680 at six more valley road first reports of

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News/Business. George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, Josh Elliott. (2012) CMA Awards; Reba McEntire performs; singer Brad Paisley; director Robert Zemeckis; secret deals and steals; 'Modern Family.' New. (CC)

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